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Citizen Scientists

Be A Part of Scientific Discovery From your Own Backyard
Burns, Loree Griffin (Book - 2012)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
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Anyone can get involved in gathering data for ongoing, actual scientific studies such as the Audubon Bird Count and FrogWatch USA. Just get out into a field, urban park, or your own backyard. You can put your nose to a monarch pupa or listen for raucous frog calls. You can tally woodpeckers or sweep the grass for ladybugs. This book, full of engaging photos and useful tips, will show you how. Shows young readers how a citizen scientist learns about butterflies, birds, frogs, and ladybugs.
Authors: Burns, Loree Griffin
Title: Citizen scientists
be a part of scientific discovery from your own backyard
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 2012.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: 80 p. :,col. ill., col. maps ;,23 x 29 cm.
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Contents: What is citizen science, anyway?
1. Fall butterflying
2. Winter birding
3. Spring frogging
4. Summer ladybugging.
Summary: Anyone can get involved in gathering data for ongoing, actual scientific studies such as the Audubon Bird Count and FrogWatch USA. Just get out into a field, urban park, or your own backyard. You can put your nose to a monarch pupa or listen for raucous frog calls. You can tally woodpeckers or sweep the grass for ladybugs. This book, full of engaging photos and useful tips, will show you how.
Shows young readers how a citizen scientist learns about butterflies, birds, frogs, and ladybugs.
Local Note: 14 15
Additional Contributors: Harasimowicz, Ellen
ISBN: 0805095179
9780805095173
0805090622
9780805090628
Statement of Responsibility: Loree Griffin Burns ; photographs by Ellen Harasimowicz
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 70-75) and index.
Subject Headings: Animals Research Citizen participation Juvenile literature. Suburban animals Monitoring Citizen participation Juvenile literature. Suburban animals Research Citizen participation Juvenile literature.
Topical Term: Animals
Suburban animals
Suburban animals
LCCN: 2011021673
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